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The Influence Zone student winner is…

During every event we ask the psychologists and moderators to nominate their top student — one who’s made the most of the event, shown enthusiasm and asked some really great questions.

XxBILLYNYExX from Slemish College was nominated by the psychologists for “really great questions and great engagement in live chat!” and for their ASK questions, which included “would you obey an order to hurt someone?” and “if i was wanting to go down the psychology path how would I?

As the student winner, XxBILLYNYExX will receive a certificate and a gift voucher.

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Posted on July 9, 2019 by modamy in News | Leave a comment

Thank you from your winner – Alex!

Students! Help us decide which scientists and engineers should take part in the next event, and you could win a £20 voucher. All you need to do is take 2 minutes now to judge these 12 sentences. I would like to say a massive thank you to the students who voted for me in the Influence Zone. When I started, I didn’t expect to get far in the competition and never in my wildest dreams thought I would win, so I am incredibly humbled to have received your votes. I really enjoyed answering all of the questions from schools across the country, and many of them challenged what I thought I knew about my topic. It was great hearing your thoughts on the importance of why teenagers take risks. From our conversations I have had a lot of new ideas for my future research, so I have done a lot … Continue reading

Posted on June 26, 2019 by modantony in News | Leave a comment

The winner is…

Alex Lloyd

Congratulations!

The students chose Alex as the Influence Zone winner!

It’s been a fantastic two weeks and we want to say a huge THANK YOU to all psychologists who took part. Continue reading

Posted on June 21, 2019 by ModShane in News | Leave a comment

Join the second evening live chat tonight, 7–8pm

Log in between 7 and 8pm for another chance to talk to the psychologists in the Influence Zone!

Continue asking your brilliant questions in this special after-school live chat. Just log in and head to the CHAT page from 7pm!

Why not introduce your friends and family to the psychologists you’ve been talking with in school? You can even ask them to pose their own question about human behaviour, what influences our choices, teenage brains and more… Continue reading

Posted on June 20, 2019 by modamy in News | Leave a comment

The second psychologist evicted is…

Kathryn Atherton

Sorry Kathryn, you’re out of the running for the prize! Kathryn can keep answering questions and joining in the live chats, but they won’t be going home with the £500.

Students, you can can comment on this post to leave a message for Kathryn.

Who will be evicted tomorrow? It’s up to you! VOTE every day for your favourite scientist and keep them in the competition to win the prize money. Continue reading

Posted on June 19, 2019 by ModShane in News | Leave a comment

The first psychologist evicted is…

Laura Fisk

The students have spoken. Laura will still be able to answer questions and take part in live chats, but can’t win that prize money of £500.

Leave your messages for Laura in the comments for this post.

Remember, there will be a new psychologist being evicted each day this week, so make sure to VOTE every day for your favourite and keep them in the competition. Continue reading

Posted on June 18, 2019 by ModShane in News | 1 Comment

Join tonight’s live chat with psychologists, 7–8pm

Log in between 7 and 8pm for another chance to talk to the psychologists in the Influence Zone!

Continue asking your brilliant questions in this special after-school live chat. Just log in and head to the CHAT page from 7pm!

Why not introduce your friends and family to the psychologists you’ve been talking with in school? You can even ask them to pose their own question about human behaviour, what influences our choices, teenage brains and more… Continue reading

Posted on June 13, 2019 by modamy in News | Leave a comment

Who’s taking part in the Influence Zone

I’m a Scientist, Get me out of here! is back this June. Between the 10th and the 21st, students at 14 schools will be putting their questions to 6 psychologists in the Influence Zone.

For the latest news and announcements about the event, find us on Twitter @imascientist, and follow the hashtag, #IASUK.

The Influence Zone is a themed zone supported by the British Psychological Society. Continue reading

Posted on May 29, 2019 by modamy in News | Leave a comment